4. Gaining approval for operation of RAS
Regulatory objective: Identify the entity or entities from which approval is required prior to operation of the RAS.
Regulatory objective: Gain approval for the operation of the RAS in the defined operational and environmental context.
Contextual description: There may be a number of different entities or stakeholders from which approval for operation may be required. For domains with an explicit and established regulatory regime, the approving entity may be easily identified, in other domains this may not be the case.
The approval of a RAS may be subject to certain provisions or restrictions on operation. This objective is achieved through the consideration of the sub-objectives as described below.
Practical guidance: To be determined.
- 4.1 Conforming to rules and regulations (guidance available)
- 4.2 Risk acceptance
- 4.3 Provision of sufficient confidence in the required behaviour
- 4.4 Provision for investigation of incidents and accidents